Museum and Visitor Center Exhibits

Mingo National Wildlife Refuge

This new visitor center facility in Puxico, Missouri is built on a bluff-top, designed with views of the spectacular and historic wetlands and bottomland forest below. Utilizing the tall peaked roof in the exhibit hall, 22’ tall bald cypress and pin oak trees soar to the rafters with various animals hidden amongst their branches. Timber-and-stone […]

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Changeable Exhibits Strategy

Having the ability to change exhibits and graphics easily and cost effectively can be a key requirement for many institutions – A museum wanting to regularly rotate pieces of the collection, a sports team wanting to update records and achievements, an arts center that wants to communicate upcoming events, or an institution that wants to […]

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Macon Museum of Arts ans Sciences

The Macon Museum of Arts and Sciences’ newly renovated Discovery House is a 1700 square foot exhibit space filled with educational and interactive exhibits. Working with the design firm of Lyons/Zaremba and in close concert with the museum staff Malone design/fabrication strove to create an environment that is both exciting and engaging. Highlights of the […]

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Santa Rosa Lake and Dam Visitor Center

Santa Rosa Lake and Dam Visitor Center is a small facility run by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Guadalupe County, New Mexico. Malone renovated the look and feel of the 600 sq. ft. exhibition space and updated the interpretive content of the exhibit. Surrounding the new topographic map centerpiece of the Pecos River […]

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Helpful Hints for Procuring Exhibits

It’s a rather common occurrence for prospective new clients to contact us in a state of confusion, if not desperation. They are developing their first museum or other interpetive exhibit and do not have a clear understanding of where to start and how all the pieces fit together. There’s no reason to fear. Firms like […]

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First Colony: Our Spanish Origins

First Colony: Our Spanish Origins is a 2,700 square foot traveling exhibition developed by the Florida Museum of Natural History, designed by HealyKohler Design, and produced by Malone Design/Fabrication. In 1565, forty-two years before the founding of Jamestown, St. Augustine, FL was established by Spain as the first permanent European settlement in the United States. […]

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Polk’s Nature Discovery Center

Located in central Polk County and nestled among centuries-old live oaks, Polk’s Nature Discovery Center is uniquely positioned to become the prime destination for nature viewing, information, and education. Features include dynamic, engaging exhibits, classroom and group facilities, opportunities for family and individual study, as well as recreation areas and miles of trails.  A variety […]

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U.S. Fish & Wildlife Wilderness Trailer

This custom exhibit trailer features a bright exterior graphic wrap with fun and informative hands-on exhibits highlighting the beauty and diversity of the National Wildlife Refuges of New Mexico. Inside, an LED light show highlights where animals migrate through the state’s refuges.  Interactive quizzes help visitors match endangered animals with the habitats they need to […]

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Tennessee Civil War Visitor Center

Malone worked with the State of Tennessee, Department of General Services, Department of Tourist Development, Van Pond Architect, LLC, and Hazlip Studios to develop sixteen interpretive exhibits. Located at various visitor centers throughout Tennessee, the exhibits were developed to educate visitors on the role the State of Tennessee played in the American Civil War. In […]

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Sugarlands Visitor Center

Malone Design/Fabrication was contracted by Great Smoky Mountains Association to design and fabricate exhibitions for the Sugarlands Visitor Center, one of two visitor’s centers within Great Smoky Mountains National Park-the most visited National Park in the United States.  An analysis of the existing public spaces, visitor flow and contact areas were conducted by Malone to […]

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Fernbank Museum of Natural History

The objects that people create are an expression of their cultural beliefs, ideology, and world view. By studying the works of other cultures, we enlarge our view of the world and gain a better understanding of our own lives.  In Reflections of Culture at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History, visitors explore how culture is […]

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Greenbrier Valley Visitor Center

Malone Design/Fabrication is pleased to have designed and fabricated the new displays, casework and interiors for The Greenbrier Valley Visitor’s Center in this beautiful renowned tourist area. This regional visitors center, operated by the Greenbrier County Convention and Visitors Bureau, has travel information on not only Greenbrier County, but Pocahontas, Monroe, and Summers counties as […]

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High Museum of Art Greene Family Learning Center

Malone Design/Fabrication collaborated with The High Museum of Art and Kraemer Design + Production  to produce this approximate 2000 square foot exhibit that is based on the premise of making art accessible to young visitors.  Visitors are invited to explore various artists as well as movements in art.  From recreating still life art to a […]

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Hoover Dam Visitor Center

Malone Design/Fabrication designed, fabricated and installed immersive exhibits focused on the history of Hoover Dam and the science of hydro-electric generation. A mixture of artifacts, graphics, audio-visual productions, computer and mechanical interactives, dioramas, and models are presented in a hierarchy that is appealing to both the casually curious visitor and the engineering buff.  A grand […]

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Thronateeska Science Discovery Center

Originally located in the old city train station, the Thronateeska Science Discovery Center is a centerpiece of the revitalization of downtown Albany, GA.  The outside perimeter is lined with interchangeable walls that can be reconfigured as the museum grows.  The interactives are engaging: green screen games with multiple screens, push button videos that explain the […]

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Dallas Aquarium at Fair Park

Lyons/Zaremba designed the Children’s Aquarium exhibits with kids in mind.  Malone Design/Fabrication produced these exhibits from durable, water-resistant materials for the visitor’s enjoyment and ease of maintenance for the aquarium staff.  Eight foot high modular walls form four freestanding pods housing ten tanks and concealing life-support systems and adjacent feeding/care facilities.  Whimsical drawings by an […]

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Audubon Insectarium-Metamorphosis and Success Stories Galleries

Metamorphosis and Success Stories Galleries consist of two exhibit rooms detailing various insects and their habitats.  Metamorphosis is one of the most fascinating transformations that occurs in certain animal/insect species.  This exhibit illustrates insect courtship, mating, and life cycles.  A working husbandry lab shows visitors how insects reproduce and grow.  The Success Stories Gallery was […]

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Osceola County Welcome Center & History Museum

Osceola County Historic Society teamed with Frina Design, Quinn Commercial  and Malone to fabricate the County’s new Welcome Center & History Museum.  The facility is adjacent to Shingle Creek, one of Osceola County’s oldest settlements.  The new Welcome Center & History Museum provides an orientation of the county’s rich natural resources, passive outdoor recreation assets […]

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Upper Mississippi National Wildlife Refuge

The goals for the visitor center are to help the visitor grasp how important the refuge is to millions of animals.  The exhibit design evokes the river through high-impact images and three-dimensional vignettes, as well as through overall shape, texture and color.  Photomurals dominate the interior, organic shapes define space, and dioramas immerse visitors.  There […]

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Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

This large refuge along the Rio Grande spans more than 57,000 acres of managed wetlands, foothills, mountains and desert wilderness. It is also a popular destination for migrating bird populations and human visitors for hiking, bird watching and nature photography. With its accessible trails and many observation decks, the refuge offers a rich and diverse […]

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